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    Default Any TW Sargasso XL tarp owners?

    Hi guys, just wondered if there's anyone who owns a Tenth Wonder Sargasso tarp who can help me out.

    Just bought one of these and I'm a little confused and wondering if mines a bit wrong (or I'm missing something).

    Ridgeline loops. I've only got one, at one end of the tarp. Surely that can't be right? In all the pics of them it doesn't actually look like a ridgeline is used when they set it up, but I'm curious.

    If it's missing one, I can easily sew another on so it's no biggie
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    I don't think the Sargasso comes with ridgeline loops, you can either run one underneath or just tie off from each end separately.
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    Hi Shewie it says it does on the listing. There's a pic too.
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    Got a linky, I was just looking at one on ebay and it didn't have any

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Sargasso-X...ht_6419wt_1139
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    How odd, on the version I bought there is...

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/3903396069...ht_6783wt_1141
    EDIT: Ah, mines the 3x4 version
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    I think they just mean the end loops when they say ridge loops, it looks like there's a tie out at each corner and then a triangle attached to the middle of the short side
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    It's not a huge problem, I was just expecting two.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mrcairney View Post
    It's not a huge problem, I was just expecting two.
    Two as in one at each end?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shewie View Post
    Two as in one at each end?
    Yup, to take the ridgeline.
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    Either way, it ain't broke, is well made, light and was very affordable. It's MUCH bigger than I worked out in my head too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mrcairney View Post
    Yup, to take the ridgeline.
    You've only got one ridge tie out, making five including the corners ?
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    All the tabs (6) are there. Check out the little loop in this pic, that's the ridgeline loop
    Screen shot 2011-08-24 at 20.25.18.jpg

    Aha, I'm not losing my mind! I've just heard back after emailing the chappie that mine is indeed missing one. Not to worry, it's still fully functional.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mrcairney View Post
    All the tabs (6) are there. Check out the little loop in this pic, that's the ridgeline loop
    Screen shot 2011-08-24 at 20.25.18.jpg

    Aha, I'm not losing my mind! I've just heard back after emailing the chappie that mine is indeed missing one. Not to worry, it's still fully functional.
    Right gotcha, I thought you meant the bigger loops at the end.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mrcairney View Post
    Hi guys, just wondered if there's anyone who owns a Tenth Wonder Sargasso tarp
    How was the Tarp? Build quality etc? Just found this old thread because I've been thinking about getting a bigger tarp on the cheap.

    Is it still intact ?

    thanks

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    Hello! It's good but too big for my needs. But it's well made, waterproof and not too heavy.
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